A recent survey of 10,000 students concluded that access to broadband is one of the leading factors students consider one rental over another. Most students experience slower internet connections in their apartments than on campus. For many a sub-standard broadband would be reason to seek a new accommodation. Fast broadband access is no longer a perk, its expected and having internet access included in your rent id definitely preferred.
For more information read: Slow Internet Could Drive Away Nearly Two-Thirds of Student Residents